diamond- Masks

diamond- Masks

A Poem by Jack Diamond
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Its about the masks we all have to hide all of our vulnerabilities and pain, all of the masks we use to not let anyone see that we are in pain or simply that we are human. To begin with, the entire poem was just the first five lines

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Silent cries
 
Behind dry eyes
 
When no one can find the truth in the lies
 
Silent cries of unseen tears
 
Flow from pain built op over years
 
Hide it away
 
And there it shall stay
 
Bottled up inside
 
Stinging like peroxide
 
Hide it in your heart
 
Just let it tear you apart
 
Killing you like cancer
 
That's apparently the answer
 
Why?
 
I ask
 
Why do you wear this mask?
 
Behind a mask
 
A face turns grey
 
Beauty atrophies
 
And just fades away
 
Each heartache
 
Turns into a scar
 
Why let that become who you are?
 
Lift the veil
 
And let your imperfect face breathe
 
Then you might see
 
What it's like to be free
 
Don't be afraid
 
Just show yourself
 
And put your mask
 
Up on the shelf

© 2008 Jack Diamond



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I know how you feel - why do people have to shroud everything in such mystery, such... well... STUPIDITY for want of a better word :) I try to keep the mask off, and this site is just one of the many ways. People see you without your mask on, what you feel like inside... good write. I like the rhythm, and the subject is a worthy one. Nice!

Posted 9 Years Ago


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I'm with Kiya on this one, but my mask is probably a joker's ensemble! I'm actually a really serious person but everyone sees me as the person who can always be random and make them laugh. That's why I'm so scared to be myself, because I won't be as cheerful.

Posted 9 Years Ago


I love the way you expressed your ideas about the human falsity.

The mask, is in my conception made to protect the inner self lift the veil, and maggots will be free to feed on the soul. Once everyone sees your imperfections, they know how to hurt you.
The face doesn't turn gray form the mask, it turns gray because of the wounds caused by those who do not care about the other's feelings; inner beauty never atrophies and a heartache leaves scar wither the mask exists or not

The poem is great, cheers x 1000 .

A.M.

P.S.: ,,If I'm killed by the questions like a cancer , then I'll be buried in the silence of the answer,, , ,,Killing you like cancer
That's apparently the answer,, Did you by any chance get inspired from Linkin' Parks - By mYself song lyrics :) ?









Posted 9 Years Ago


Dude, I like this, this is really deep man...It relates to alot of people, wether they admit it or not, you really have written something that is real and that people accually feel and understand...It's really good man...

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I know how you feel - why do people have to shroud everything in such mystery, such... well... STUPIDITY for want of a better word :) I try to keep the mask off, and this site is just one of the many ways. People see you without your mask on, what you feel like inside... good write. I like the rhythm, and the subject is a worthy one. Nice!

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

it might just be me but the peom hasn't shown up :) but from the sound of it you put alot of thought into what you wanted to say

Posted 9 Years Ago


0 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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Jack Diamond
Jack Diamond

McGregor, MN



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